US Coronavirus: In Madagascar The authorities strengthen the monitoring of gestures Barrier

13:02  05 january  2022
13:02  05 january  2022 Source:   rfi.fr

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Madagascar: à Antananarivo, la capitale (ici début janvier 2022), les gestes barrières comme le port du masque sont plus ou moins respectés aussi les autorités ont-elles décidé de renforcer les contrôles et les sanctions. © Laetitia Bezain / RFI Madagascar: In Antananarivo, the capital (here in early January 2022), barrier gestures like the port of the mask are more or less respected also Have authorities decided to strengthen controls and sanctions.

A Madagascar, the authorities reinforce the application of barrier gestures in some areas to combat coronavirus. While the number of cases continues to rise in recent weeks, in the Capital Region, Antananarivo, the Prefect announced the resumption of the work of general interest for the inhabitants who do not respect the sanitary measures, including the non- -Port of the mask. Measures that Tananarivians struggle to respect.

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With our correspondent in Antananarivo, Laetitia Bezain

scan the streets, clean the markets or help the channel cleaning, these are the sanctions that are at risk of those who do not carry their mask in the street or any other public place.

In the Analakely district, in the center of Antananarivo, Fara patient at the bus stop, his mask in the hands. "I have not heard the numbers and the measures taken about coronavirus because I am already concerned about the daily to look for money. I did not listen to the information. We're a little tired of carrying the mask especially when it's hot and you always need a little money to buy but if it's for our good, we do it. Bus receivers are not strict on the number of people who go up but we do not have the right to enter if we do not wear a mask.

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The prohibition for buses from adding straps and respect for social distance were also announced by the prefect of Antananarivo.

has a few hundred meters away, at the market, these measures remain hard to apply, esteem sitraka, student and seller of clothing during his free time. "This increase in case, it makes us very scary because here we are glued to each other. It is impossible to respect the distancing. I always keep my mask to protect me but there are many people who have forgotten barrier gestures and illness. When the police arrive, they put their mask and when they leave, they remove it again.

Faced with the relaxation of recent weeks, the local authorities of the Atsimo Atsinanana regions, in the south-east of the island, and the Itasy, located west of the capital also announced to sanction the inhabitants by Works of general interest in case of non-port of the mask.

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